Treat The Family With This  Coconut Milk Stewed Matoke … with rice. This finger licking recipe is Tried + Tasted




Recipe by: Dennis Ombachi


  1. 8 Green Bananas ‘Matoke’
  2. 4 tomatoes
  3. 1 red onion
  4. 1 cup coconut milk
  5. 2 cups chicken stock(optional)
  6. 1 bunch coriander
  7. Salt&pepper to taste


  • Wash and peel your bananas. Chop them into desired shape (optional) and let them soak in salty water completely submerged so as not to oxidize (turn color)


  • Chop up your veggies, tomatoes, onions and the coriander.


  • Heat up two tablespoons of vegetable oil over medium high heat and cook your onions until soft, fragrant and translucent. Add tomatoes and cook down until completely broken down into a smooth and consistent paste.


  • Add in your bananas and fry for a minute or two before pouring in the coconut milk and the chicken stock or water then bring to a boil. Let it simmer for about 20 minutes until cooked and stew has thickened to your liking.


  • You can add in some more water or stock to adjust the consistency of the stew.


  • Season with Salt&pepper to taste then Add in the chopped coriander,turn off the heat and serve hot with a side of choice.